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Manufacturing Labor Shortage

Manufacturing Labor Shortage: Three Ways to Identify Areas to Automate

By Guy O'Gara | March 23, 2021

In today’s economy, American industrial manufacturing is at a pivotal crossroads. Consumer demand for manufactured products has increased steadily over the past 10 years, yet the manufacturing labor shortage has also increased over that same time. We have more things to make, and fewer people available or interested in making them.  To some, this manufacturing…

Industrial automation blog post on project management

Visual Project Management Fast Tracks Industrial Automation

By Chris Edwall | March 16, 2021

Recently a Tier 1 automotive supplier came to us in desperation: They needed a duplicate pressure decay leak testing machine fast. As a returning industrial automation customer, they knew our typical project time was 16 weeks. But they wanted the machine in just eight weeks.  That eight-week timeline simply wasn’t feasible for us, still we…

Air Leak Tester Automation Bottleneck

The Science Behind Why Leak Testing Is a Bottleneck in Automation

By Guy O'Gara | March 10, 2021

A variety of industries frequently use an air leak tester for quality control. For the medical industry, air leak testers check the quality of catheters, IV sets, tubing, implantable devices and infusion sets. In the automotive industry, air leak testers are frequently used to check plastic air intake manifolds, clean and dirty side ductwork, washer…

Early Supplier Involvement Medical Device

Early Supplier Involvement Is Essential During Medical Device Development

By AMS Machines | March 2, 2021

Medical device manufacturers benefit by involving their suppliers early on in the development process. Medical device designers are under increasing pressure to develop medical devices faster and cheaper than their competitors. Project managers are seeking ways to cut timelines, streamline processes and tighten deadlines. The development of new medical devices takes several years, so when…

Heated nut insertion automation for rock-solid connections

Heated Nut Insertion Automation Streamlines the Manufacturing Process

By AMS Machines | February 26, 2021

Whether it’s for an intake manifold, surgical light or lawn mower deck, attaching perfectly molded plastic parts to the rest of a sub-assembly can be a struggle. Fortunately, you can overcome that obstacle with precision heated nut insertion.  Manufacturers across the automotive, medical device manufacturing and consumer product industries benefit from automating the nut insertion…

Automated Machine Systems

AMS Inc. Spotlights Comprehensive Manufacturing Automation Services in New Website

By AMS Machines | February 11, 2021

Site showcases core competencies in medical, plastic processing, consumer and transportation industries CINCINNATI, Ohio, February 1, 2021: A new year with a new look: Automated Machine Systems, Inc., a trusted provider of plastic parts assembly and leak testing systems, has launched a new website that showcases the addition of two new core competencies. Through the…

The importance of using poka-yoke

The Importance of Using Poka-Yoke Efficiently in Today’s World

By AMS Machines | May 21, 2018

There are billions of dollars invested in the manufacturing businesses all over the world. That’s why quality assurance is something that everyone talks about in every business. In order to keep production standards consistent, a lot of attention is given to what happens on at the production floors. There are various processes that are practiced…

Automated machine systems expansion plans

AMS Unveils Expansion Plans

By AMS Machines | January 31, 2018

Automated Machine Systems has expanded their production capacity by 7,000 square feet. Following unprecedented sales growth, the management decided to undertake an extensive infrastructural development project that will see the company’s manufacturing facility to grow by 7,000 square feet in space. The project will introduce diamond-sanded and epoxied concrete floors, elevated ceilings, and high-efficiency lighting…

Does your product need a hermetic seal

Does Your Product need a Hermetic Seal?

By AMS Machines | May 22, 2017

When choosing a welding machine, it’s important to take into consideration all of the standards to which your products must adhere.  One such possibility is a hermetic seal.  While not all applications require a hermetic seal, those that do can’t afford to get by without. Hermeticity refers to an object that has been sealed to…

Types of joining systems: spin welding

Types of Joining Systems: Spin Welding

By AMS Machines | May 15, 2017

We are continuing our series covering the various types of joining systems available to companies manufacturing plastic products.  Last month, we discussed a newer method known as ultrasonic welding.  Today we are taking a closer look at spin welding.  Spin welding has been practiced with metals for hundreds of years and is one of the…

We understand you’re overworked and under pressure.

You need to trim costs and boost profits. Your salespeople have made promises to customers and now you have to deliver. You know that automating your manufacturing processes will help, but choosing an automation systems supplier can feel like jumping off a cliff. We are proud to present automated manufacturing solutions for America's dedicated manufacturers.

At, AMS you can count on us for automated manufacturing solutions and our:

  • 99.5% delivery record and 97% customer satisfaction
  • Proven 17-step process
  • Reduce your risk with our “Engineering only” option: Work with us on the engineering before committing to a build partner

Rely on Our Experience in Your Industry

Count on our engineering team, application development lab and decades of experience.


Our precise and reliable leak testing and plastic joining systems help you manufacture safe and reliable medical devices.

Plastic Processors

Increase productivity and profitability with custom automation for contract manufacturing.


We work with you to identify, design and implement solutions that fit your appliance parts and other products manufacturing.


Cut costs and boost productivity with effective automation systems designed for your automotive, truck and off-road components.

Looking for Automated Manufacturing Solutions?

Check out the blog posts above to learn about all-things automation, including air leak testing, automated plastic processing, medical device automation, heated nut insertion and more.

We also have data sheets for each of the products that we offer, as well as videos showing our machines, and team, in action.

We want to empower American manufacturers. That's why we continue to learn and share our knowledge as a member of the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO). AMS has 20 years of experience in the industry, so we are excited to share our best automated manufacturing solutions.


Surefire Automation Plan

  • Share your automation goals with one of our application engineers.
  • We’ll guide you through our proven process.
  • Sit back and enjoy the outstanding results.